Amy Gordon is a freelance lifestyle writer and editor who has been in the field for more than 25 years. Her specialized skill is recipe editing, and she has worked on cookbooks for big publishing houses such as Macmillan Publishing and Abrams Books. She has also written online food articles for The Food Network and Moffly Media Digital's local magazines. Cooking a variety of interesting and healthy meals for her family is one way Amy exercises her creativity and finds her zen.
- Worked on more than 3,000 articles for The Spruce Eats, both recipes and food profiles.
- Was an editor and proofreader on several highly touted cookbooks such as Mark Bittman's "How to Cook Everything," and "Superfood!" by NBC's Today Show nutritionist Joy Bauer.
- Developed a brand-new 300-page trade paperback book series for Macmillan Publishing, including "How to Cook Your Meals the Lazy Way," which was featured in Bon Appetit magazine with rave reviews.
Amy Gordon has been editing for The Spruce Eats for more than five years, both recipes and food articles. She began as a cookbook editor at Macmillan USA and then went out on her own as a freelance writer, editor, and proofreader. She has written ingredient spotlights for The Food Network's website as well as pieces on menu planning tips for the wedding website The Knot. More recently, Amy has copy edited and proofread several cookbooks for Abrams Books, from baking to wine pairing to entertaining.
Amy received her Bachelor of Arts from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs NY, graduating Cum Laude. She then went on to Boston's Emerson College for a Masters of Arts in Writing and Publishing.
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